FLIR Systems Assembly - Test Technician in West Lafayette, Indiana

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary:The Assembly-Test Technician will assemble and test chemical and biological detection instruments per established procedures (routers, build procedures, control plans, etc.).Detailed Description:

  • Assemble and Test sophisticated electro-mechanical systems

  • Perform acceptance testing as required on purchased materials, such as printed circuit boards and machined metal

  • Build mechanical subassemblies and final product assemblies – including vacuum lines and fittings

  • Perform acceptance testing on subassemblies and final product assemblies – performance testing and quality assurance testing

  • Update the issue reporting system as necessary

  • May perform hand soldering operations.

  • Packages products as per instructions in shipping/storage containers.

  • Works from prints, drawings, samples and written procedures.

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.

  • Performs all work in a manner that provides for the safety and health of self and other manufacturing personnel.

  • Meets work quotas while conforming to quality standards.


  • Assist other Departments as needed

  • Engineering with the building and testing of prototypes

  • Service with specific service orders


  • Generate detailed documentation of assembly and test procedures


Job Requirements:

· Background must include:

o BSEET degree; or

o ASEET degree and 2 years of directly relevant work experience; or

o High School Diploma and 5 years of directly relevant work experience

· Proven experience required in the assembly and/or repair of:

o Surface mount components

o Printed circuit boards from engineering drawings

o Cable assemblies and harnesses from engineering drawings

o Vacuum lines and tubing

o Complex electro-mechanical instruments

· Ability to read and understand electrical schematics and mechanical assembly drawings

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

· Ability to effectively communicate and interact with team members, engineers and scientists

· Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

  • US Citizenship required

  • Excellent eye/hand coordination.

Other Qualifications preferred or required:

  • Prior experience with Mass Spectrometers (FLIR or competitor) would be beneficial

  • Military experience on electro-mechanical systems would be a plus

  • Occasional travel for training or service may be required (approximately one week per year)

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to table top

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.